Vision: Our desired future

Every person has a sustainable livelihood and contributes to their community.


Mission: How we work toward the vision

We work with people living on low incomes and partners in our community to create a thriving local economy for all.



Our fundamental principles and beliefs that serve as implicit criteria guiding all actions and decision-making.


Our actions are consistent with our values and beliefs. Integrity is the cornerstone of our organization’s foundation. We take great care in what we do and how we do it at a personal, program and organizational level and are willingly held accountable for our actions before our stakeholders.

Compassion & Social Justice

We are committed to building a society where everyone is valued. We care deeply for the well-being of our participants and each other and are committed to building an inclusive society.

Equality & Respect

We treat others as equals and with respect. We embrace the diversity of our community and we respect the beliefs, feelings and choices of our participants and stakeholders.


We are committed to restructuring the way we live and work within environmental, social and economic systems, nurturing simplicity, interdependence and a high quality of life for all.

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We respect those who came before us and acknowledge that we operate on Treaty 7 land—home to the Kaiani, Piikani, Siksika, Tsuu T’ina, Stoney-Nakoda and Metis Nation Region 3.